48 Hours in Vilnius

Glimpses of pretty little side streets, huge cathedrals and leafy squares flickered past us as we made our way from the airport to our hotel in the old town. It may have been a brief introduction to Lithuania's capital city but it was love at first...
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Date Night: Luxembourg City

It’s your anniversary, your husband’s birthday, the celebration of her new job, or just any other reason to say I love you.  What do you do? Sure, you can book the standard night out but what if you could step it up a notch….tell him how much he...
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Abruzzo: Italy’s Last Hidden Treasure

Strong and gentle is how the Italian writer Primo Levi once described both the landscape of Abruzzo and its people. Take a trip to this amazing region of central Italy and you'll see how true Levi's words were and how relevant they still are.  I grew...
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Top Tips for a Perfect Portaventura Adventure

PortAventura World, on the sunny Costa Daurada, is a massive, awesome theme park and resort that might just become your next favourite European destination. It’s an absolutely perfect family holiday spot, but you don’t need to have kids to enjoy it....
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48 Hours to Fall in Love with Venice

With its emerald canals, gothic architecture and colourful street life, it’s no surprise that 20 million tourists visit Venice each year. The floating city is a photographer's dream. Consisting of 118 small islands, separated by canals and linked...
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Take a Bite out of Hamburg

From funfairs to fish markets and franzbroetchen, Hamburg has an awful lot going for it (and not just stuff that starts with 'f'). It's Germany's third-visited city for good reason. The draw isn't just its wealth of cool attractions, or its...
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Our Top 3 Picks for this year’s Champions League

Football. Love or hate it, but nobody’s on the fence. It can be the bonding factor between friends, lovers and families. Or, it can leave relationships more broken than most Premier League manager’s grasp of the English language. But what if there...
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What have you got Toulouse?

Toulouse. It's the aviation capital of France, the gateway to the Pyrenées and the most unashamedly Spanish of the French cities with its relaxed vibe and proximity to Catalunya, Spain. With two and a half days to explore the city and plenty of...
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Journey to South West Germany: Discover Baden-Baden

So good they named it twice, Baden-Baden is located in the south-west of Germany, just a few kilometres from the border with France and a few minutes from the Black Forest. Its hot springs and thermal baths (popular since Roman times), may grab...
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Heidelberg and Karlsruhe: Two Gems Not to be Missed in the South West of Germany

Once upon a time…? Long ago and far away…? As opening sentences go, there really is no better way to introduce Heidelberg. On first impressions, the Baden-Württemberg town is like a real-life Disneyland, a pop-up book of a place, complete with a...
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Match Day Must Dos

IT'S FOOTBALL SEASON! I can hardly contain my excitement. For the next few months, every single week, some men and some other men will play sports really hard against each other, and one group will sports better than the other, and everyone will...
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